America's 'Outsourced Pollution' Comes Back 'To Haunt Us'
By Shannon Tiezzi
Plus, Xu Zhiyong and Liu Yuandong on trial, regulating internet TV, and China's State Security Committee. Friday China links.
Why China Wants to ‘Strike the Mountain’ and ‘Kill the Chicken’
By J. M. Norton
Understanding two critical strategies for Beijing, one internal and one external.
China’s Contradictory Foreign Policy
By Yo-Jung Chen
Why does China undermine its patient diplomacy with sudden announcements like the ADIZ?
China and Japan: Uprating National Security
By Trefor Moss
Both countries are trying to centralize security decision-making. Could this help avoid a clash?
China’s New State Security Committee
With the creation of the SSC at the recent Third Plenum, Xi consolidates the domestic security leviathan.
Disappointment With Third Plenum Is Premature
Many have concluded that the Third Plenum was a failure. It’s far too soon to make that judgment.